Henry E. Brady
#86241 Overall Influence

Henry E. Brady

American political scientist

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Henry E. Brady is the Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy for the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated from Harvey Mudd College with a B.S. in mathematics and physics, before earning a doctorate in economics and a doctorate in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has focused his research on political behavior in the Soviet Union, the United States, and Canada, with an emphasis on the impacts of public policy.

He has done a lot of work to evaluate and improve U.S. voting systems, advocating for their implementation via his writing and public policy work. He was consulted for the “hanging chad” debacle known as the Bush/Gore presidential election in Florida, and the prohibition of the use of punch card ballots in California.

Brady served as the president of the American Political Science Association from 2009 to 2010 and was named a fellow of the Society for Political Methodology and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was recognized by the Society for Political Methodology in 2012, when they honored him with their Career Achievement Award.

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Henry E. Brady is an American political scientist specializing in methodology and its application in a diverse array of political fields. He is Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley and holds the Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy. He was elected President of the American Political Science Association, 2009–2010, giving a presidential address entitled "The Art of Political Science: Spatial Diagrams as Iconic and Revelatory." He has published academic works on diverse topics, co-authoring with colleagues at a variety of institutions and ranks, as well as many solo authored works. His principal areas of research are on political behavior in the United States, Canada, and the former Soviet Union, public policy and methodological work on scaling and dimensional analysis. When he became President of the American Political Science Association, a number of his colleagues and co-authors contributed to his presidential biography entitled "Henry Brady, Big Scientist," discussing his work and the fields to which he has contributed and has also shaped.

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Schools

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Harvey Mudd College
Harvey Mudd College

Private liberal arts college in Claremont, California, United States

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Union Theological Seminary
Union Theological Seminary

Independent, ecumenical, Christian seminary in New York City

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#127 World Rank #90 USA Rank
Political Science